E6 processing in CT

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  1. PatrickMay

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    The last lab I know of in Fairfield county, Connecticut, is no longer processing E6. Can anyone recommend a good lab in the area, or am I doomed to Fuji mailers from now on? New York is also a possibility, but the prices are usually higher there.

    Thanks,

    Patrick
     
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    I think mail order is your only option. I have been in the same boat you are in for three years now.
     
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    I'm in Fairfield, too. There are no good labs. I was recommended Photographic Solutions in Norwalk, but they screwed up $300 worth of processing for me. They refunded what they messed up, but I'm still left with dirty film.

    Honestly, I think I'll be sending my E6 to the lab Ken Rockwell uses in San Diego, due to their high-resolution (15 megapixels) scans, or Elevator Digital. There are quite a few good labs in NY, ask Photo Engineer. He knows of the good ones.
     
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    I use Dale Labs (www.dalelabs.com) for E-6 and they do a great job and they offer great scans at the time of processing. I have Ilfochromes made by Visual-Imgaging (http://www.visual-imaging.com/). I have found that they have the best prices around. They do amazing work. Ilfochrome is wonderful.
     
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    Thanks

    Thanks for the quick responses.

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    Patrick
     
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    In New York is one of the best: Praus Productions in Rochester.

    Nate Potter, PEI, Canada
     
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    Patrick,

    You might try Cooper's Imaging, www.coopersimaging.com; in Norwichtown. I have just recently used them for Black and White and C-41, and were pleased with those results. No E-6 yet, but my next slide film will be going there - this after I had a roll from A&I disappear in the mail.

    George

    P.S. Last I knew, they do have a mail service.
     
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    Their prices are pretty high, and the $30 super high-res scan is only "9 megapixels."
     
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    That is expensive.....
     
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    E6 Processing

    There is a lab in Harrison, NY (Westchester) called PDK Labs. They are still doing E6, and I'm pretty sure they are using Fuji Chemistry. Small lab with friendly staff. Very knowledgeable.
     
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    Did you check Dorian's in Arlington?
     
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    If you feel like heading into hartford, J&M Image Works does E-6 still.
     
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    I had used Photographic Traditions of Maine in Portland as they did top notch work on my E-6. They closed up. They recommended to me Color Services in Needham Ma or Copy Craft in Colorado. I have not tried either yet. I'm seeing ColorTek in Boston. Anybody use them? They seem to have decent pricing and talk a good talk.........

    http://www.colortek.org/pricelist.pdf
     
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    I live in CT too. All my E-6 (I only shoot colour transparencies) goes to NYC where it is actually cheaper, but had much higher quality, than any place that was open in CT since I moved here a few years ago. There are several good professional E-6 labs in NYC with 3 hour turnaround times. The one go to most and recommend is Duggal on 23 St between 6 and Broadway.

    http://www.duggal.com/

    Regards, Art.
     
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    We run E6 and B/W in most formats. Located in East Hampton, CT (center of the state), since 1980.
     
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    I just got some E-6 back from ABC Photo Lab in Mystic and it was great!
     
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    I ended up working with Color Services in Needham, MA. Great service, all my film was sleeved, packaged well, and arrived in excellent condition. Glad I found them, I'm all set!